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4 types of hackers to watch out for

4 types of hackers to watch out for

Why do hackers attack? Is it for money, notoriety, or political reasons? As a business owner, you should always try and find out the motive behind an attack to help you determine whether or not you’re a target and what data you need to protect. Let’s take a closer look at four different types of […]

How to deal with complaint sites

How to deal with complaint sites

A dissatisfied customer sounding off on a consumer complaint site about how unhappy they are can have serious ramifications to your company’s online reputation. It’s possible for these negative reviews to end up on the first page of your search results. However, businesses can fight back against these websites. Don’t engage site or users directly […]

Ignore these outdated disaster recovery myths

Ignore these outdated disaster recovery myths

With advancements in cloud computing, disaster recovery (DR) has become more efficient and affordable than ever. But many business owners still cling to DR myths that can safely be ignored. If you’re uncertain as to how DR has changed and are ready for an update, here are some myths that you ought to ignore.  Tape […]

The benefits of hyperconvergence

The benefits of hyperconvergence

Diverting funds away from primary business functions to deploy and maintain IT infrastructure used to be hard for SMBs. However, with hyperconvergence making IT more affordable, it’s now unavoidable. Here’s what you need to know. What is a hyperconverged infrastructure? In a traditional IT environment, hardware for networks, servers, and storage had to be purchased […]

Beware of these social engineering tactics

Beware of these social engineering tactics

The Rio Summer Olympics took place years ago, but the hackers who infamously used social engineering to exploit the event are still with us. Although business owners may think that their systems are safe from malware, they may not be prepared for social engineering. This strategy can be used to steal personal information from unsuspecting […]

AI-based productivity coaching from O365

AI-based productivity coaching from O365

Office 365 has dozens of productivity-boosting tools that it can sometimes be difficult to keep up with all of them. One you may have overlooked is MyAnalytics, a machine learning-based tool to help you get more out of your employees’ work day. What is MyAnalytics? MyAnalytics apply machine learning technology to your employees’ Office 365 […]

4 Tricks for better indexing on Google

4 Tricks for better indexing on Google

Getting your site at the top of Google’s search results is invaluable for generating conversions and entire industries have sprung up around making this happen for you. Hiring an SEO expert is definitely a worthwhile consideration, but in the meantime here are four simple tricks for moving your website up the Google ladder. Make sure […]

5 virtualization options for every SMB

5 virtualization options for every SMB

Understanding office virtualization is difficult enough; picking from the long list of software providers that help you achieve it can feel impossible. Since virtualization is a relatively new practice for small- and medium-sized businesses, there is no standardized way of virtualizing your company. So why not start with this simple list of the five most […]

How to master Microsoft Excel

How to master Microsoft Excel

You may know how to use Microsoft Excel’s basic functions, but have you truly mastered the program? Excel has more advanced features, and here’s how you can master some of them. Pie and Sunburst Charts Everyone knows that bombarding stakeholders with endless numbers and decimal points is the wrong approach. You need to compile data […]